How to be a Theatre Producer

Have you ever wondered what a theatre producer does and how they do it? Do you love theatre and want to learn more about how to put on a production? Are you a creative thinker and do you like solving problems? Then this producing course is for you!

Led by cultural producer Tobi Kyeremateng, alongside professional producers from the National Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company, you will discover how versatile a producing role is by learning about budgeting, marketing, project management and working with artists. Sign up to see what it takes to produce a show and find out how the professionals make it happen.

You must be available for every session to take part in this course.

To apply please complete the application form by Sunday  20 January. We will then be inviting everyone to come for a short interview on Saturday 26 January so we can learn a bit more about you and why you want to take part. 

Tobi Kyeremateng is a cultural producer with a focus on theatre, live performance, festivals and film. She has worked for Battersea Arts Centre, the Old Vic and Ovalhouse, and she has collaborated with companies such as AFROPUNK, Bestival, Block9, #MERKY, Penguin Randomhouse and more. She is currently Executive Producer (Up Next) at Bush Theatre for BABYLON Festival and a producer at Apples and Snakes.

There are a limited number of free places available for Talawa artists ages    16-21.  The usual price for the course is £40.

Workshop dates:

Tuesday 19 February, 10am–5pm

Wednesday 20 February, 10am–5pm

Thursday 21 February, 10am–5pm

Friday 22 February, 10am–5pm

National Theatre

This course is for 16–21-year-olds

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